Erdogan Moves Against Pentagon’s Kurd Allies, Deflating Plans For 30,000 Man Border Protection Force

Lots of backtracking here by the US in regards to their 30,000 troop border force. It would appear the principal US aim in backing Syria’s kurds is to “balkanize” Syria by creating a separate Kurdish state. A move Turkey (with Russian support) was quick to block.

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[SEE: US Announces Plans For 30,000 Man Terrorist Army In N. Syria, Turkey Declares Intention To Destroy Same Force]

Tillerson to media: “That entire situation has been mis-portrayed, mis-described, some people misspoke. We are not creating a Border Security Force at all.”

Pentagon spokesman Adrian Rankine-Galloway says of the 8,000-10,000 YPG militiamen in Afrin: “We don’t consider them as part of our ‘Defeat ISIS’ operations, which is what we are doing there and we do not support them. We are not involved with them at all.”

How US went from supporting Syrian Kurds, to backing Turkey against them – in just 9 days

How US went from supporting Syrian Kurds, to backing Turkey against them – in just 9 days
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has been left flailing as Washington desperately struggles to avoid being shut out of Syria by its own allies – following a crisis it helped provoke just…

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